1,2-epoxybutane - CAS # 106-88-7

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CAS 106-88-7 - 1,2-Epoxybutane

Chemical Name:  1,2-epoxybutane

Chemical Formula:  C4H8O

CAS Number:  106-88-7

EC Number (EINECS):  203-438-2

Synonyms:  Butane, 1,2-epoxy-;«alpha»-Butylene oxide;n-Butene-1,2-oxide;But-1-ene oxide;Ethylethylene oxide;Ethyloxirane;1-Butene oxide;1-Butylene oxide;1,2-Butene oxide;1,2-Butylene oxide;1,2-Epoxybutane;2-Ethyloxirane;Butene oxide;Butylene oxide;Ethylene oxide, ethyl-;NCI-C55527;1,2-Monoepoxybutane;Epoxybutane

Appearance:  colourless liquid with an unpleasant smell

Melting Point:  -60 C

Boiling Point:  63 C

Vapor Density:  2.49 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  215 mm Hg at 21 C

Flash Point:  -12 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  1.7 - 19%

Water Solubility:  substantial - may de

Stability:  Stable, but prone to polymerization - stabilizer may be added to neat liquid. Highly flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, anhydrous metal halides, amino, hydroxyl and carboxyl-containing compounds. Inorganic acids and charcoal may lead to polymerization. Heat, light and moisture sensitive.

Molecular Weight:  72.1057

Alternate Names:  1,2-Epoxybutane | 1,2-Butylene Oxide | 12EPOXYBA

Department:  Organics

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